There are usually a limitless number things to celebrate. Even for my dog Lucy (shown the photo above) caught in the moment celebrating a whole lot of happy things to smell on a beautiful July morning. Have you ever seen this book? As the title implies, the book is simply a list of 14,000 random things. […]
When at a loss for what to do… 1. Do what you know HOW to DO. 2. Remember what you KNOW to be TRUE. 3. Find something NEW for YOU. I like to explore ALL my options. So much so, that it has become a joke in our family. If you want something researched like a […]
“Expecting” is one of many paintings I created during the summer of 2016. But this one was special. I painted it with a friend in mind. A friend who was expecting. Expecting. Hoping. Dreaming. But with a heart that was understandably guarded. A heart that had been on this same course before, but disappointed many times.
“Stop trying so hard.” “Stop working so hard.” “Stop trying to prove something.” Did I Stop? Looking back over the last five years, I think I actually DID! Last night we went to an annual event that in years past has caused me much sadness. It was an opening reception for an exhibit of 100+ local […]
I love how the afternoon sun casts shadows onto the retro, aqua-colored tiled walls of our new bathroom. I love the person who thought to add a soap dish to the wall of tile. It reminds me of simpler days when soap only came in bars. It reminds me that more choices, may not always make […]
“I REALLY want to put them in order, Mom.” said Nathan. “What you do mean?” I replied. “You know. Alphabetical Order. Like at the library.” “Ohhh.” Are you sure you want to take the time to do that?” His look of confusion and disbelief at the thought of doing it any other way took me by […]
My biggest art project is finally complete. Which means it is time to move on to the next project. 3,054 is a LOT of square feet for just three people. Since I am not very good at living with anything less than perfection, we’ve decided to downsize, for the main reason of having LESS to […]